10 mai 2009

A rare blue and white jar for the Portuguese market, circa 1610-1630

A rare blue and white jar for the Portuguese market, circa 1610-1630 the hexa-lobed ovoid body rising from a knopped domed foot to a short waisted neck, applied at the shoulder with three cherub head masks above underglaze-blue leafy sprays and divided by floral sprays, all above a simple lotus band at the foot and below a floral band at the neck, together with a Japanese domed and pierced metal cover, Japanese wood box. 11.5cm., 4 1/2 in. Est. 3,500—4,500 GBP NOTE: Jars of this form take their shape from European metal... [Lire la suite]
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